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Old Stops’ Review


Old Stops’ Review is our annual magazine which features news from and interviews with Old Stopfordians young and old, memories of times gone by and highlights from the past school year, as well as details on future events and how to keep in touch.

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We send copies of the magazine to all Old Stopfordians we hold an address for.

To receive future issues of Old Stops’ Review please email your postal address to externalrelations@stockportgrammar.co.uk.

Issue Features
Issue nine, 2019
 
  • New Headmaster, Dr Paul Owen’s welcome
  • New OS President, Graham Earles’ (OS 1983) welcome
  • Mike Baulkwill’s (OS 1988) RAF career
  • Hayley Shepherd (OS 2007) & Oliver Hopwood (OS 2003) join the Albert Johnston Award panel
  • From the Helm
  • Chris Bowers’ (OS 1983), political adviser and former BBC Correspondent
  • Persephone Hotchkies (OS 2018) producing for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Portia Hunt (OS 2014) photography career and hopes for the future
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
  • News of recent births, deaths and marriages
1.56 MB, PDF
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Issue eight, 2018
 
  • Spotlight on musical theatre star Sarah Kate Howarth (OS 2009)
  • An interview with actor, writer and creative artist Mary Jane Wells (OS 1991)
  • Talks with Professor Vikas Shah MBE (OS 1999) and Sarah Carroll (OS 1983)
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
1.68 MB, PDF
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Issue seven, 2017
 
  • Memories of Ian Mellor
  • Spotlight on actress Sophie Skelton (OS 2012)
  • An interview with Geoff Peck (OS 1976) who helps run a game reserve in Botswana
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
1.28 MB, PDF
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Issue six, 2016
 
  • Team GB’s Ross Millington (OS 2008)
  • An interview with globetrotter Charlie Baker (OS 2006)
  • 100 years at Hallam
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
1.12 MB, PDF
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Issue five, 2015
  • Michael Cheslett (OS 1981) reflects on his year as OSA President
  • From the Helm - Looking back 100 Years
  • Material World - an interview with Vikas Shah (OS 1999)
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • An interview with freediver Rebecca Coales (OS 1994)
  • Design for Living - interview with Mark Brearley (OS 1981)
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
1.16 MB, PDF
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Issue four, 2014
  • Sarah Johnson (OS 1994) reflects on her year as OSA President
  • From the Helm - reflections of the Hallam site
  • Old Stops in London with Marianne Elliott
  • Where are they now?
  • Sporting Highlights
  • Search for the next Beatles with Louis Bloom (OS 1994)
  • Memorable Music Masters
  • School Highlights
  • Stopping by
  • Announcements
  • Dates for your diary
2.18 MB, PDF
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Issue three, 2013
  • Paul Carr (OS 1971) reflects on his year as President of the OSA
  • From the Helm: looking back to the 1940s
  • Welcome to the new Chairman of Governors, Ron Astles
  • Tee Time Chat with Sky Sports Presenter, Di Dougherty nee Stewart (OS 1997)
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • Highlights of the school year
  • Run for your life - an interview with Jess Coulson (OS 2008)
  • Memories of Albert Johnston
  • OS Highlights
  • A report from Maili Lavin (OS 2008)
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
  • Forthcoming events
1.92 MB, PDF
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Issue two, 2012
  • Tom Gare (OS 1957) shares his experiences from his year as President of the OSA
  • From 1980 to 2012 - Building a Future for the School
  • Reaching for the Sky - an interview with Lucy Cotter (OS 1998), Arts and Entertainment Correspondent for Sky News
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • Holding Court - an interview with John Amaechi OBE (OS 1989)
  • 1987 Quincentenary team reunite
  • Charles Speight (OS 1944) recalls his experiences whiles deployed in the RAF
  • A Year in Antarctica by Dr Alexander Kumar (OS 2001)
  • Celebrating 525 Years of SGS
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
  • Highlights of the school year
  • News of recent and forthcoming events
3.44 MB, PDF
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Issue one, 2011
  • An interview with Marianne Elliott (OS 1985)
  • A look at where our former pupils are now
  • From Madoff to Marmalade - life in the British Virgin Islands
  • SGS Mini Ashes Win
  • Celebrating 30 years of girls at SGS
  • News from the OSA President
  • Highlights of the school year
  • Retired Diplomat Martin Bourke (OS 1966) shares his memories of SGS
  • News of recent births, marriages and deaths
  • Dates for your diary
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